It often seems that (generalising coming up..) amongst all these hoards of east european models that have been relentlessly hitting the catwalk, it's hard to match a name to a face and it's even more difficult decipher any kind of personality beyond "heyy, i'm just a beautiful face, that's alll..".
So when a model comes along who's a little different, with a wacky spring in their step or bubblegum in their mouth you know there's something about them.
It has struck me before that COACD often champion this type of girl, snapping poloroids of them goofing about in turtle shaped sunglasses or hiding behind potted plants.
Abbey Lee is like the Australian version of Darla Barker. But blonde. And cooler. And as if she wasn't lovable enough, she has a gap in her teeth.
but you want to know a secret? it's her birthday in a couple of months. she'll be 21, but she's actually being "marketed" as a 17 years old. That's how the fashion industry rolls, kids!
The following mini-torial is from The Sunday Times Style Magazine (UK) a couple of weeks back, and thought it was rather cute.